Eastbound & Down (2009– )

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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

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 Kenny Powers (29 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Stevie Janowski (28 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 April Buchanon (20 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Maria (20 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Dustin Powers (16 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Cassie Powers (16 episodes, 2009-2013)
Ethan Alexander McGee ...
 Dustin Jr. (16 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Wayne (15 episodes, 2009-2013)
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Kenny Powers was poised to rule the Big Leagues, but two things got in the way: his fading fastball and his insufferable personality. After a spectacular career flame-out, Kenny goes home to Shelby County, NC, to nurse his wounds and work as a gym teacher at his old middle school. Written by HBO

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Every kid has a baseball player to look up to. Kenny Powers is not that guy. (Season 1) See more »

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The show is named after the song "Eastbound and Down" by Jerry Reed. The show's creators initially weren't sure if they could keep this as the title without getting sued. See more »

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Ashley Schaeffer: I had a dream about this moment... When I was making love... to my wife Donna. On top a her; powerful thrusts, filling the sultry night air. Heavy breath. My son Gabriel walked in, little boy. My wife sprung out of bed and said "No, Gabriel! Leave!" And I said "No, honey, shut your mouth, let him watch." Let him watch what is being consecrated here. And I want the people to watch what is going to be consecrated here. And I will bring my son down here, and he will watch.
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The Man with the laser rocket arm
14 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one of the funniest shows that i have seen in a long time. Kenny Powers is what your everyday sports fan wishes he could be, but on steroids...he is 100x crueler than your Apollo Creeds or your Kelly Robinson. I can not say enough about the characters, and how their lives are wrapped and looped around Kenny Mother-Loving Powers. It is a gritty and has a no holds barred style of comedy. I enjoyed every episode. So will you

I Love this show.

I think that Danny McBride and his team of writers are geniuses. I truly do. I can not wait until season two.

a Must see...soon to be a cult classic.


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